Ankylosing spondylitis

Case contributed by Dr Hani Makky Al Salam

Patient Data

Age: 35 years
Gender: Male
X-ray

Multi-level spinal fusion with marginal syndesmophytes giving the appearance of bamboo. This is bamboo spine in a patient with ankylosing spondylitis.

Case Discussion

35 year old male patient with ankylosing spondylitis.

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